Arkansas Cancer Coalition

American Cancer Society: COVID-19 and Cancer Echo Series

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Date(s) - Apr 28, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Introducing the COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO Series

The American Cancer Society is launching the COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO series to share up-to-date information with interdisciplinary cancer care teams and non-paid caregivers about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts cancer patients and high-risk individuals.

Experts from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) will share strategies and answer questions in a secure, online environment offered at no cost to participants.

Pre-registration is required and participants are not required to attend all three sessions. See below for additional information on topics and how to register.

 

COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO for Cancer Care Teams

The COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO for Cancer Care Teams will share up-to-date information with interdisciplinary cancer care teams about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts cancer patients and other high-risk individuals.

Register today to join any of the sessions below and to submit your questions for the experts. Download this one-pager for additional information on the expert faculty.

Tuesday, April 28 from 12:00—1:00 pm ET

Topics will include:

  • What health care providers and cancer patients need to know about the coronavirus
  • What system/institutional changes/adaptations have been beneficial
  • Should people still get screened for cancer during this pandemic?

Thursday, April 30 from 12:00—1:00 pm ET

Topics will include:

  • How cancer patients can mitigate risk
  • Potential modifications in treatment plans
  • What is the reasonable timeframe to delay follow-up testing or treatment and how to guide patients?

Tuesday, May 5 from 12:00—1:00 pm ET

Topics will include:

  • Steps to take to reengage patients as the pandemic subsides

Pre-registration is required. Register today!

 

COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO for Cancer Caregivers

The COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO for Cancer Caregivers will share up-to-date information with non-paid caregivers about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts cancer patients and how to support cancer patients during the pandemic.

Pre-registration is required. Register today to join any of the following sessions and to submit your questions for the experts. Download this one-pager for more information on the expert faculty.

Wednesday, April 29 from 12:00—1:00 pm ET

Topics will include:

  • What cancer patients need to know about the coronavirus
  • What caregivers can do to help if they do not live with that person and are social distancing
  • What precautions should cancer patients take when continuing to receive treatment?

Wednesday, May 6 from 12:00—1:00 pm ET

Topics will include:

  • Lowering the risk of illness
  • Why cancer patients are more likely to get infections
  • Watching for and preventing infections in people with cancer
  • Nurturing your emotional health

Wednesday, May 13 from 12:00—1:00 pm ET

Topics will address FAQs during previous sessions

Register today!

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